Redline Trading Solutions, a provider of market data and execution systems for automated trading, announced the appointment of Andrij Wowkodaw as Global Head of Foreign Exchange this Tuesday.
Wowkodaw joins Redline with more than 15 years of experience in buy-side and sell-side electronic and algorithmic trading. His most recent position was Director of eFX Quantitative Analysis at Scotiabank, where he worked for six years, according to his LinkedIn profile.
During his career in the industry, which commenced in the mid-2000s, Wowkodaw has worked at a number of firms. Prior to his tenure with Scotiabank, he was a Portfolio Manager at AXE Capital Management.
Commenting on his new role, Wowkodaw said: “It is an exciting time to join Redline. Redline is innovating in the FX space as both buy-side and sell-side institutions seek more complete solutions that deliver market-leading trading performance,” he added.
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Redline Trading Solutions offers premier market access technology. The company delivers low-latency access to market data and order execution on more than 180 venues. As such, the firm provides an end-to-end solution for multi-asset electronic trading with global market coverage.
Wowkodaw to add significant strength to Redline
According to the statement, Wowkodaw’s experience in the trading space – particularly electronic forex, will add “significant strength” to the development of the company’s electronic and algorithmic eFX trading platform.
“I am pleased to welcome Andrij to the team at Redline,” added Mark Skalabrin, the Chief Executive Officer of Redline. “His deep understanding of the FX market will provide significant value to Redline in expanding the algorithmic capabilities of our FX trading solutions.”
Aside from AXE Capital Management and Scotiabank, Wowkodaw has also held trading and portfolio management roles at Eagleview Capital Partners, First New York Securities, and Millennium Partners.
The market data provider, which was founded in 2008, is based in the United States, but the company also has offices in Europe and Asia.